CONFERENCE KEYNOTE CONVERSATIONS

(TICKETS INCLUDED IN FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION)

Opening Plenary: Kindred Literary Discussion

Wednesday, August 7 | 4:30 – 6:00 P.M.

Featured Panelists include:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Julian Chambliss

Julian Chambliss

Premiere Scholar on Generative Digital History, Comics, Cities & Culture

Ytasha Womack

Ytasha Womack

Leading Afrofuturism Expert, Author & Filmmaker

John Jennings

John Jennings

Kindred Graphic Novelist and Scholar

Moderator: Ayofemi Kirby
Account Director, Sutton | Cultural Communications Company

 

 

Preserving Black Joy through Travel, Recreation and Exploration

Green Book Film Screening & Panel DiscussionFilm Screening & Panel Discussion
Thursday, August 8 | 11:45 A.M – 1:45 P.M

Featured Panelists include:

Yoruba Richen, Award-Winning Director, Filmmaker & Scholar

Candacy Taylor, Greenbook Historian & Cultural Documentarian

Brent Leggs, Executive Director, African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund

Marquette Folley, Content Director, Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibit Service

Moderator: Dr. Damion Thomas, Green Book Documentary Content Reviewer and Curator of Sports, National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC)

 

 

 

Architects of the Black Freedom Movement

Friday, August 9 | 11:45 A.M. – 1:45 P.M.

Bob Moses

Bob Moses

 

 

 

 

 

Sonia Sanchez

Sonia Sanchez

 

 

 

Erika Huggins

Erika Huggins

 

 

 

 

Charlie Cobb, Jr.

Charlie Cobb, Jr.

 

 

 

 

Moderated by: Patrice Cullors
(Black Lives Matter Co-Founder and Author of When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir)

Patrice Cullors